Entries by Brian McGuire

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Glen Cinema Memorial 2010

Here are some picture of the poignant service for the memory of the 71 young lives claimed in 1929 when the Glen Cinema disaster took place. The service was presented by the Paisley Development Trust with the leader of Renfrewshire Council Derek Mackay, Provost Celia Lawson, Rev Birss and Bishop Tarttaglia all attending to give their […]



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Merry Christmas

We would like to take this opportunity from all the volunteers at Paisley on the web to wish all our visitors a very Merry Christmas and hope that you and your family have a peaceful and gift filled day. We would also like for you to take the time to think about those less fortunate than […]

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Urgent Appeal for blood donors

Is your blood type O negative? Have you donated blood before? Are you in good health? If the answer to ALL of those questions is yes, then the NHS needs you – before Christmas. Stocks of O negative are running low. There are about three days supply, instead of the usual five or more. Just […]

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PACE Theatre Company

PACE Theatre group are the Renfrewshire Community Champions “see section here” Since being formed by David Wallace in 1988 PACE has grown to become one of the largest youth theatre companies in the UK, creating countless opportunities for local youths with a dramatic flair and putting on shows that have thrilled the public year after […]

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Major national retailer set for Paisley

Major national retailer set for Paisley (news from Paisley Photographs) A major national retailer is finalising plans to open in Paisley High Street boosting the regeneration of the town centre. Wilkinson, which has over 330 stores in the UK, is close to reaching agreement to occupy the former Littlewoods store. Renfrewshire Council and Paisley Vision […]

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Renfrewshire CVS to Help Deliver Digital TV Switchover

It has been officially announced that Renfrewshire CVS is to mobilise an army of charities and volunteers to help residents make the switch to digital TV in Renfrewshire. Starting in November, Renfrewshire CVS will work with other charities and voluntary groups to prepare people for the switchover, which starts in Renfrewshire on 8th June. The […]

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Tunisian Market cancelled due to weather

Paisley’s Tunisian Market has been cancelled due to the forecasts of severe winter weather towards the end of the week. The market, which was due to be held in Paisley’s County Square, from Thursday 2 December to Saturday 4 December, will now not go ahead

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Provost’s Mistletoe Ball Raises £25,000 for charity

A whopping £25,000 has been raised for sufferers of Motor Neurone Disease at a glittering charity ball hosted by Renfrewshire’s Provost Celia Lawson. The Provost’s Mistletoe Ball, held at Mar Hall Hotel, Bishopton, was hosted by STV’s Sean Batty and saw local representatives and members of the business community dig deep to raise the fantastic […]